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  • International Emmy Awards to Fete Globo Group Chief

    The International Emmy Awards will honor Roberto Irineu Marinho, head of Brazilian media giant Globo Group, with its Directorate Award. The award coincides with the 50th anniversary of Globo TV, the nation's dominant TV network. Marinho, scion of the...
  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy': Zoe Saldana channels masculinity for Gamora

     
    “Guardians of the Galaxy” takes audiences on a cosmic carpet ride into the farthest reaches of the Marvel universe, with […]...
  • Martin Scorsese Backs Kodak on Film Stock Production

    Martin Scorsese has strongly supported Kodak's decision to continue its production of film stock. The director, who's been actively involved in film preservation, noted that "film is still the best and only time-proven way to preserve movies." Kodak...
  • 'Orange' casts Blair Brown for Season 3

    'Orange' casts Blair Brown for Season 3
    “Orange Is the New Black” is adding a “Fringe” element to its upcoming season. The Netflix series has added Blair Brown to its cast for Season 3, a Netflix spokesperson told TheWrap on Monday. Further details about the...
  • Below the Line Bookings

    The Mirisch Agency has booked production designer Stuart Wurtzel ("Hope Springs") on Jonathan Demme's "Ricky and the Flash." Also booked: editors Dan Lebental ("Thor: The Dark World ") on Peyton Reed's "Ant-Man," Lisa Bromwell ("The Sessions") on season 3...
  • 'Outlander' could be a game-changer for the Starz network

    'Outlander' could be a game-changer for the Starz network
    Spend a few minutes in the company of Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, and it’s easy to understand why they were cast as Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser, the romantic leads of the heavily anticipated series “Outlander,” premiering...
  • Significant 'Star Wars' Presence Planned for Disney Theme Parks

    The Walt Disney Co. plans for "a far greater 'Star Wars' presence" in its theme parks, company chief Bob Iger said Tuesday. The first look at new attractions based on the sci-fi franchise, beyond "Star Tours" that currently operates at several of its...
  • Showtime's David Nevins on 'Shameless,' Bob Dylan, 'Dexter' Finale

    "We make shows that challenge the medium," Showtime's president of programming David Nevins told reporters at the annual Television Critics Assn. press tour, pointing to the success of freshman drama "Penny Dreadful." "We've had this nice pattern of new...
  • What We Learned From Comic-Con: Movies Were an Afterthought

    By Lucas Shaw July 28 (Reuters) - Gale Ann Hurd rose to the pinnacle of Hollywood by producing some of the biggest and brashest films in history, none more so than "The Terminator," directed by her then-husband James Cameron. Yet when thinking about...
  • J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

    In a new video from the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," director J.J. Abrams showed off a first look at what Lucasfilm and Disney describe as the new X-Wing starfighter that will appear in the film. The teaser gives a good look at the one-person...
  • Disney in Talks With Mike White to Write Gorilla Tale 'The One and Only Ivan' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Walt Disney Pictures is in negotiations with Mike White to write the adaptation of Katherine Applegate's children's gorilla story "The One and Only Ivan." The book, published by HarperCollins in 2011, centers on the silverback gorilla Ivan, who is in a...
  • Kodak to keep making movie film, with Hollywood's support

    Kodak to keep making movie film, with Hollywood's support
    It looks like Hollywood's in for some more Kodak moments. Eastman Kodak Co., one of the world's most recognizable film suppliers, is finalizing agreements with industry leaders to keep celluloid in the future of film. "After extensive discussions with...